The abolitionists : a collection of their writings.


2nd Impression.. New York : Capricorn Books, [1964] .

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Subjects Abolitionists.
Antislavery movements -- United States.
Antislavery movements.
Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature.
Slavery.
United States.
Description 259 pages ; 19 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
Summary A collection of essays, speeches, poems, and letters by outspoken abolitionists who were instrumental in forming northern attitudes during the pre-Civil War era.
Contents A Negro abolitionist condemns discrimination -- Elijah P. Lovejoy defends his right to free speech -- The Murder of Lovejoy as seen by Wendell Phillips -- An Abolitionist study of West India emancipation -- Angelina Grimkie presents the essence of abolition -- An Abolitionist editor condemns racial discrimination -- An Abolitionist protests against the participation of women in the American Anti-Slavery Society -- Theodore Weld on American slavery -- James G. Birney frees his slaves and writes against slavery -- A Negro abolitionist protests against Jim Crow railroads in Massachusetts -- An Abolitionist view of the American church and slavery.
Can abolitionists vote or take office under the United States Constitution? -- A Former slave issues an anti-slavery newspaper -- An Anti-slavery address / Theodore Parker -- Anti-Garrisonian abolitionists support the Liberty Party candidates -- Philosophy of the abolition movement / Wendell Phillips -- William Lloyd Garrison's farewell to the readers of the Liberator -- Theodore Weld's final evaluation of Garrison's career.
Declaration of sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Society -- A Negro writes of racial intermarraige -- Lectures on slavery and its remedy / Rev. Amos Phelps -- An Anti-slavery agent -- William Jay denies that abolitionists are fanatics -- Address of the Boston female Anti- Slavery Society to the women of Massachusetts -- An Abolitionist condemns the attempt to sieze Texas from Mexico -- The Abolitionists encourage anti- slavery efforts among children -- Gerrit Smith defends the right of abolitionists to discuss slavery -- Francis Jackson defends freedom of speech -- Leaders of the American Anti-Slavery Society reply to an attack by President Andrew Jackson -- Abolition as the cause of all humanity.
The Editor to the public / Benjamin Lundy -- Commencement of the Liberator / William Lloyd Garrison -- The New England Anti-Slavery Society -- Letter from Beriah Green to Reverend S.S. Jocelyn -- Words of encouragement to the oppressed / William Lloyd Garrison -- Whittier on "Justice and Expediency" -- The Sin of slavery and its remedy : containing some reflections on the moral influence of African colonization / Elizur Wright -- An Abolitionist novelist, Lydia M. Child, protests slavery and segregation -- Amherst College forms an Anti-Slavery Society -- A Petition to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia -- Lewis Tappan speaks of William Lloyd Garrison.
Genre Controversial literature.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)36678566
(OCoLC)ocm36678566
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ruchames, Louis, 1917-
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